WA builders take home five awards at the 2019 HIA Australian Housing Awards

Cassari Group’s winning project retained the heritage aspects of the home with a modern renovation at the rear.
Cassari Group’s winning project retained the heritage aspects of the home with a modern renovation at the rear.

WA builders won five awards at the prestigious 2019 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards held in Perth last weekend.

The awards showcased the talents of the nation’s top builders and designers, with winners selected from state-based finalists over 22 categories.

Osborne Park builder Giorgi won Australian Apartment of the Year for its luxe two-storey West Perth apartment featuring a contemporary material palette and functional spaces.

Giorgi’s award-winning luxe apartment.

Wangara-based Inspired Homes received the award for Australian Project Home, for a home offering a modern take on traditional living with beautiful street appeal.

Inspired Homes were lauded for their entry’s beautiful street appeal.

Australian Renovation/Addition Project was presented to Subiaco builder Cassari Group for the restoration of a historic Highgate home that takes guests on a journey through time.

The front of the home pays homage to its history with stained glass features while the rear is truly of the twenty-first century.

Cassari Group’s winning renovation featured a modern rear extension.

Resonate Homes won the Australian Specialised Housing award for a home that was designed and built for wheelchair accessibility with features such as wide open walkways and lowered benches in the kitchen.

Lowered benchtops were a feature in Resonate Home’s project designed for wheelchair accessibility.

Balcatta-based Ultimo Constructions received the Australian Professional Small Builder/Renovator award for practicing what they preach and being ahead of the game with communication and customer service.

HIA managing director Graham Wolfe said the HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards recognised the best in Australia’s residential building industry.

“HIA is committed to recognising our members who excel in building exceptional homes, kitchens and bathrooms,” he said.

“These members are reaching the highest standards in workmanship, are innovative, and pushing the boundaries with design.

“We also recognise the professional builders and business partners who are ahead of the game in customer service and business practices.

“All winners and finalists are congratulated; having achieved one of the highest accolades and being recognised before their industry peers.”

For more information on all winners visit www.hia.com.au/housing.

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